Definition of expert witness in English:

expert witness

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noun

Law
  • A person whose level of specialized knowledge or skill in a particular field qualifies them to present their opinion about the facts of a case during legal proceedings.
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    • An FBI expert witness testified that there was enough plastic explosive hidden in his shoes to blow a large hole in the airplane.
    • For reasons already given, I do not regard the evidence of either expert witness to be of primary assistance on this point.
    • He's also a forensic psychiatrist - one of those guys who testifies as an expert witness in court trials.

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